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Old Feb 27, 2013, 2:37 PM   #1
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Taken with K5II (upgraded recently from K7) and Tamron 70-200 + Kenko 2x converter. AF very erratic with this combo and works only at 200mm But results are very good. And it doesn't cost you arm and leg if you have 70-200 already.

Both slightly cropped for better composition.

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Old Feb 27, 2013, 2:48 PM   #2
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Beautifully captured! Good color, details, and composition.
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Old Feb 28, 2013, 12:48 AM   #3
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Absolutely beautiful!!! I have a K7, and I am thinking of the K5 II or K5 IIs, do you see much of difference, if I might ask? A noticeable difference in image qualitiy? Thanks. Ned
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Nicely done.

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Thanks for comments guys.

Ned: Definite improvement when you go above iso 800. With K7 I used to stick to ISO 400 max, with K5 II I shot quite a lot bird photos at ISO 1600 and they still looks smooth after little noise reduction. Add to this faster and more accurate AF and it all depends on how much you can get for your K7.
When I bought mine from SRS Microsystems in UK they were offering 100 GBP extra on top of part exchange value of any camera you send them. I got 280GBP for my K7 and getting that on eBay would be hard. So I don't regret it (my credit card does though ).

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What a cute little bird (so much cuter than our American robins!) - and what great results with the new camera. Hoping to see more of your great work using your new tool...
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Congrats on the new camera, nice shots, great detail. I like the less busy background on the first better.

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Greg, wonderful shot of the Robin. Great feather detail and color. Good luck with the new camera.

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I've been busy and am just now trying to check out everyone else's photos. I really like these, they came out great!
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